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Road group pleas with rally fans to respect the roads

first_imgThe Donegal Road Safety Working Group (DRSWG) is appealing to everyone attending the Joule Donegal International Rally this weekend to stay safe on the roads and to be respectful of everyone using the roads.This appeal comes as rally organisers join forces with Donegal Joint Policing Committee and An Garda Síochána to encourage all those attending the rally to ‘Respect the Rally’ and comply with a few simple rules.These are to drive safely & respect other road users; never drink and drive; respect residents; keep noise levels down at all times; keep the race in its place and; take your litter home. Brian O’Donnell, Road Safety Officer said the DRSWG is committed to promoting road safety.He said “Large numbers will arrive in Donegal to attend the rally and also to enjoy everything Donegal has to offer and we want to emphasise the importance of safety, both on the rally course and on the public roads.“Followers of the rally need to be reminded to watch the stages from safety areas, always stay within the speed limits and drive at a speed appropriate to the weather conditions and allow plenty of time to arrive safely at your destination.“Unfortunately there are also those who drive dangerously and who have no interest in the rally and are only intent in causing trouble for the Gardai and ordinary members of the public who use the roads. We would appeal to everyone attending the rally, that safety on our roads is paramount and should always takes precedence above everything else. Please, keep the race in its place”. Keep the Race in its place – that’s the message being promoted by Donegal Road Safety Working Group and the Donegal Joint Policing Committee for this weeks Joule Donegal International Rally. Picture includes Cathaoirleach Cllr. Nicholas Crossan, Inspector Michael Harrison, Donegal Road Safety Working Group, Brian O’Donnell, Donegal Road Safety Officer, Brian Brogan, Donegal Motor Club, Cllr. Gerry McMonagle, Donegal Joint Policing Committee, Seamus Neely, Donegal County Council with members of the Donegal Motor Club and Donegal Youth Council. Photo Clive WassonInspector Michael Harrison said An Garda Síochána is appealing to all those coming to County Donegal for the rally weekend to show respect for residents in Donegal and not engage in anti-social behaviour on the roads.He added “We have a major policing operation in place and those found breaking the law will be dealt with in the appropriate manner. Our objective is to have a weekend where there are no fatal or serious injury collisions. We will be testing drivers for drink and drug driving and finally I would ask everyone using the roads not to speed, never to use a mobile phone while driving, always wear a seatbelt and never drink or drug drive.”Cllr Gerry McMonagle Chair of the Donegal Joint Policing Committee is looking forward to welcoming rally enthusiasts to Donegal saying that “these messages are about making sure that the rally can be enjoyed by spectators and locals in a safe and respectful way”.“This rally is unique to Donegal and is the only 3-day tarmac rally in Ireland and the UK. The rally organisers do a great job year in year out organising this top class event and we in the Joint Policing Committee and Donegal County Council want to lend our support to them by helping to share a few simple messages so that the rally can be thoroughly enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.”Road group pleas with rally fans to respect the roads was last modified: June 18th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalGardaiRallytrespectROADSWarninglast_img read more

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Ohio Crop Progress – July 30th, 2018

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Hot and dry weather continued last week. Rain continued to be spotty providing little relief to crops, according to Cheryl Turner, State Statistician,USDA, NASS, Ohio Field Office. There were 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending July 29. Crops continued to look good but will need some water soon. Corn and soybean condition was mostly good to excellent but showed some signs of stress. Hay making continued to progress well in dry weather. Winter wheat harvest and other hay first cut ting was complete. Manure hauling, spraying of fungicides and herbicides, and weed control activities kept farmers busy last week.Click here for the complete reportlast_img read more

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How to Make a 30 for 30 Style Documentary

first_imgWhat if I told you that the most popular sports documentary franchise follows a formula and style that is as instantly recognizable as it easily recreatable?All images via ESPNThis is the story of ESPN’s acclaimed 30 for 30 series and how you too can achieve documentary greatness. Find RedemptionRelationships which were introduced then ignored at the documentary’s beginning are now given a chance to develop. A particularly poignant report sums up the subject’s highs and lows with as a folksy lesson which we should all learn from. Now, things are looking up.The athlete is at peace with his or her better-for-worse legacy and their role in sports culture’s collective consciousness. They find time to give back to the people and the community which supported them in the first place — and we fade out looking forward to the next generation of sports documentary legends. Establish a SettingWe travel back to 1970s Marlborough, Massachusetts where a young Bill Simmons is born to a local school administrator and doctor. Retrograded stock footage is edited together with personal home video snippets to create a scene and establish a nostalgic connection with the documentary’s subject.Simmons, a precarious youth who quickly fell in love with sports and stories, would grow up to become a prominent sports journalist with ESPN — where a small idea for a television series would change the face of sports documentaries forever. Create ConflictIcons of achievements, celebrations, and excesses are built up in the edit at a pace that leads to an inevitable crash. Interviewees suddenly have nothing to say; long pauses are awkwardly held on screen only to be summed up with a sigh. Seldom-seen footage from broadcast reels show the characters differently than the spotlight usually captured.Present-day footage reveals has-been subjects revisiting the spots of their glory days, staring with watery eyes at empty seats.center_img Build a CharacterWith smart, staccato interview soundbites, we piece together a narrative about the documentary’s subject as told by the friends, family, and local sports journalists of the era.A narration, either by voice over or text on black screen slates, gives context to archival sports footage, often heavily edited and enhanced to focus on the athletes’ blurry faces looking to develop deep expressions. Magazine and promotional photos whip-zoom across the screen to show the heights of success. What’s your favorite 30 for 30 style trope? Let us know in the comments.last_img read more

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The cricket fest 2011 quiz

first_imgThe Cricket Fest Quiz 1) An easy one to start with. They are the defending champions.Chennai Super KingsDeccan ChargersRoyal Challengers BangaloreDelhi Daredevils2) Which of these bowlers took a hat-trick in the 2010 edition?Praveen KumarYuvraj SinghDwayne BravoRohit Sharma3) His stunning 158 not out gave Kolkata team an explosive start in the 2008 edition.Brendon McCullumChris GayleVirender SehwagMike Hussey4) This batman scored a record 618 runs in the 2010 edition.Sachin TendulkarJacques KallisSuresh RainaSourav Ganguly5) Which bowler took the highest number of wickets (21) in the 2010 edition?Pragyan OjhaAmit MishraHarbhajan SinghAnil Kumble6) Who hit the longest six (120m) during the 2010 edition?Sanath JayasuriyaRobin UthappaVirender SehwagAlbie Morkel7) He is the most successful wicketkeeper in all the editions till 2010, with 24 catches and 13 stumpings in 42 matches.Adam GilchristKumar SangakkaraMahendra Singh DhoniDinesh Karthik8) He finished with of 6-14 against Chennai in 2008 edition.RP SinghShane WarneSohail TanvirGlenn McGrath9) Who is the first Indian batsman for score a century in the league.Suresh RainaRohit SharmaMahendra Singh DhoniManish Pandey10) These teams ended the match on a tie in the 2010 edition.Chennai vs PunjabRajasthan vs KolkataBangalore vs HyderabadMumbai vs Delhilast_img read more

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HubSpot TV – Social Media Debate – Conversion or Conversation?

first_img Originally published Nov 15, 2008 5:29:00 PM, updated July 04 2013 Finally! “72% of Fortune 500 companies have very low or non-existent visibility for their most advertised keywords” http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/4405/How-Do-You-Measure-the-ROI-of-Social-Media-You-Don-t.aspx Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlack HubSpot TV Episode #15- November 14, 2008 Takeaway: Small and medium sized companies have an opportunity to outperform the big slow Fortune 500 with inbound marketing – in this case, SEO What The F**K is Social Media – http://www.slideshare.net/mzkagan/what-the-fk-social-media?type=powerpoint  Shiba Puppy Cam – 9 hours, 2.5 million views – http://www.ustream.tv/channel/shiba-inu-puppy-cam Subscribe in iTunes They reached 2 billion photos a year ago. They’re well behind Facebook, with 10 billion. And they’re falling further behind – a year ago Facebook had just 4.1 billion photos. http://searchengineland.com/study-fortune-500-doesnt-get-seo-15377.php Flickr reaches 3 Billion photos – http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/11/03/three-billion-photos-at-flickr/ Headlines Takeaway: If you have great data, share it and use it to bring people to your business. Fortune 500 Doesn’t Get SEO – Forum Fodder ROI of Social Media Debate Twitter: JenHarris09 what’s the best way besides alltop & twellow to find influencers in a particular verticle? Advertising on Facebook, is it worth it? Google Flu Trends, released this week, is (a) very interesting: http://www.google.org/flutrends/, and (b) a classic piece of inbound marketing: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/12/technology/internet/12flu.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogincenter_img http://success.hubspot.com/Customer-Discussion-Forum/forumid/97/postid/5554/view/topic Closing @mzkagan’s presentation on slideshare about what the f**k social media is http://www.adamfullerton.com/?p=190 Takeaway: Don’t let the train leave without you. Get involved now! Mailbag Like HubSpot TV? Takeaway: Post all your business events – webinars, seminars, receptions, etc. Takeaway: Figure out where you audience is and be there! LinkedIn Launches Events – http://blog.linkedin.com/2008/11/07/announcing-linkedin-events/ Takeaway: Think about using Twitter in interesting ways for your business and adding personality to your products. Intros – Post your events in LinkedIn Takeaway: Puppies are cute! And… streaming is sometimes about building viewership over a long time period, and it is less about what actually is happening, and more about what you think might happen. @MarsPheonix – Pizza Hut reached $1 Billion in sales online, in large part due to their Facebook app Order a Pizza on Facebook: http://daveibsen.typepad.com/5_blogs_before_lunch/2008/11/order-a-pizza-without-leaving-your-facebook-app.html Marketing Tip of the Week Twitter: cselland @mvolpe you should continue the [social media] ROI discussion – great discussion on your blog post this morninglast_img read more

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